Win an Ipad with Turfco
Published: 16 February, 2012
Celebrating 50 years of topdressing, Turfco, the Minnesota-based manufacturer and inventor of the first mechanised topdresser, has launched a campaign which offers the chance to win one of six Apple I-Pads and at the end of the year, a Turfco topdresser. Turfco is marketed across Europe by Ransomes Jacobsen, a Textron company.
To qualify for the anniversary iveaway participants simply register once by completing a short on-line form at http://www.turfco.com/50years/.
Names will be drawn throughout the remainder of the year and the six lucky winners will receive an Apple IPad. At the end of the year, a prize draw will be held with the winner receiving a Turfco WideSpin 1540 EC topdresser, the most advanced material handler of its type available today.
Turfco introduced the first mechanised topdresser in 1961.
Scott Kinkead, Executive Vice President at Turfco Manufacturing Inc said,
“For the past 50 years, in conjunction with golf course managers around the globe, we have been designing topdressers that provide unprecedented flexibility and performance, delivering the exact spread and quantity required, while keeping operator control simple and intuitive.”
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